The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Wednesday 4 September 2013

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Join Evelyn Grant as she brings us to the BBC Proms with music by Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Dvorak and Strauss.

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Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Hailed for its ‘rainbow exuberance’ (The Times) Magnus Lindberg’s exhilarating large-scale Clarinet Concerto was written for the extraordinary Kari Kriikku, who revels in its fast-changing textures, allusions to Brahms, Debussy and jazz and virtuosic demands. With its progression of moods, beauty and terror, Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 is an enthralling experience that moves from funeral darkness to the transcendent release of the glorious Adagietto. Popularised by the film Death in Venice, it is a love song to the composer’s wife that unfolds in one long, hypnotic breath. 
Lindberg: Clarinet Concerto  
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor  
Kari Kriikku (clarinet) 
Sachio Fujioka (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

21:38

Title: 16 Waltzes Op.39

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 20:25

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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